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Clear-Sighted Statistics, Edward Volchok 2020 CUNY Queensborough Community College

Clear-Sighted Statistics, Edward Volchok

Open Educational Resources

Clear-Sighted Statistics is an open-access introductory statistics textbook that can be read for free on computers, tablets, and smart phones.

The title Clear-Sighted Statistics stems from a simple observation: When we visualize data, the results of our analyses become apparent.

Throughout Clear-Sighted Statistics, data visualization is used to help you clearly see how to analyze the data and make the results of your analyses clear. In addition, Microsoft Excel—a great charting tool—is used to demonstrate some of the statistical techniques that are often ignored in an introductory statistics course: Effect Size, Statistical Power, the probability of a Type ...


Strategies To Prevent And Detect Occupational Fraud In Small Retail Businesses, Marquita V. Davis, David Harris III 2020 Walden University

Strategies To Prevent And Detect Occupational Fraud In Small Retail Businesses, Marquita V. Davis, David Harris Iii

International Journal of Applied Management and Technology

The objective of this multiple case study was to explore internal control strategies owners of small retail businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania used to prevent and detect occupational fraud. The results of this study indicated that there are areas for action that owners of small retail businesses could take to prevent and detect occupational fraud. Strategies business owners could implement to protect their businesses from occupational fraud include monitoring, employee identity documents to track employee activity, separation of duties, and communication with employees. Small business owners serve their communities by focusing on wealth distribution, including donations to local charities that foster ...


Exploring Diversity Management In Transnational Corporations Through The Lens Of Migration And Expatriation, Kingsley U. Utam, Uduak Archibong, Sean Walton, Cyril Eshareturi 2020 University of Bradford

Exploring Diversity Management In Transnational Corporations Through The Lens Of Migration And Expatriation, Kingsley U. Utam, Uduak Archibong, Sean Walton, Cyril Eshareturi

Journal of Social Change

In this study, we aim to develop an understanding of the similarity between migration and expatriation, identify both as elements in diversity, and draw attention to the additional layer of ethnic diversity created by the high number of top management expatriates in some Nigerian subsidiaries of transnational corporations. Using the qualitative research design, we thematically analysed data from semistructured interviews with six indigenous managers in four transnational corporations. We found a significant number of expatriate managers in two subsidiaries and a lack of diversity management framework to address the new layer of diversity as reflected in the unequal treatment of ...


The African Immigrant In The American Workplace: Understanding The Implications Of Immigration & Education, Tegan J. Mosuga 2020 Univesity of Pennsylvania

The African Immigrant In The American Workplace: Understanding The Implications Of Immigration & Education, Tegan J. Mosuga

Master of Philosophy in Organizational Dynamics Theses

There are more than 3.8 million black immigrants in the USA that represent 8.7% of the USA’s black population (Anderson & Lopez, 2018). Among these immigrants are African immigrants. The purpose of this research is to conduct a preliminary exploratory study on what the African immigrants experience (specifically, Anglophone African immigrants) is at the workplace - a demographic that has been historically understudied in the social science literature. In order to understand how African immigrant professionals adjust to their newfound reality, a historical overview of African immigration to the United States shall be provided. Subsequently, a secondary analysis of ...


Microtransactions: Redefining Revenue In The Videogame Industry, Peter Christensen 2020 Brigham Young University

Microtransactions: Redefining Revenue In The Videogame Industry, Peter Christensen

Marriott Student Review

Microtransactions. Hated. Loved. Adored. The fundamental base of the video game industry, microtransactions have been the eye of the storm for video game controversy. In this article, author Peter Christensen analyzes the conflicting views, and proposes a solution forward.


Developing And Sustaining Organizational Systems That Honor The Dignity Needs Of Stakeholders, Robyn Short 2020 Southern Methodist University

Developing And Sustaining Organizational Systems That Honor The Dignity Needs Of Stakeholders, Robyn Short

Graduate Liberal Studies Theses and Dissertations

At the time of the study, organizations were missing opportunities for innovation and bottom-line growth by failing to align performance management systems with basic human needs and dignity needs. Employees were missing opportunities for accessing their potential, and were failing to thrive. Organizational leaders needed to understand the importance of integrating basic human needs and the essentials of dignity as attributes of organizational systems design in order to maximize employee engagement, attract and retain top talent, increase innovation, and optimize bottom-line growth.

This research explored the role of dignity in organizational systems design. A qualitative research approach, specifically case study ...


Considerations For Introducing, Facilitating, And Expanding Mindfulness Training In The Workplace, Laura H. Saher 2020 Lesley University

Considerations For Introducing, Facilitating, And Expanding Mindfulness Training In The Workplace, Laura H. Saher

Mindfulness Studies Theses

This creative thesis is designed to further the understanding of the considerations for offering mindfulness training in the workplace and to offer mindfulness practitioners a guide for introducing and facilitating mindfulness training into their workplaces. This thesis consists of two primary components: 1) a rationale paper and 2) a creative component. The rationale paper includes a literature review that focuses on the benefits and risks of offering mindfulness training in the workplace; these form the business case for bringing mindfulness to the workforce and identify the gaps in the research that prompted the questions underlying this thesis. These gaps were ...


China And The Us- The Behemoths Trade War, Mingwei Chen 2020 The University of San Francisco

China And The Us- The Behemoths Trade War, Mingwei Chen

Master's Projects and Capstones

China and the US are the world’s largest economies and the largest mutual trade partners. The US has also held the position of the world’s largest economy for most of the current fiscal age. However, China is rising, largely bolstered by a great population, resource repository and government support in its quest to become a leading global powerhouse. As a major trading partner with the US, the rise of China impedes some of the growth potential of the US economy. One of the largest areas is the manufacturing sector where China is an emerging force that seeks to ...


Let The Men Go Home, Gwyn Yukon 2020 Brigham Young University

Let The Men Go Home, Gwyn Yukon

Marriott Student Review

Americans have a growing concern for work-family balance, and for gender equity issues in the workplace. Today, gender roles are being challenged and men are encouraged to take more active role as fathers. However, many men refuse to take paternity leave or are stigmatized if they take time off. This article synthesizes current literature and findings on the benefits of paternity leave.


Trading Up: Exchanging Our Data For A Better Life, Nathan Turner 2020 Brigham Young University

Trading Up: Exchanging Our Data For A Better Life, Nathan Turner

Marriott Student Review

We live in a data-driven economy. Many people feel like consumers are on the losing end of an economic data-battle with tech giants, but this is simply not true; our data can drive innovation. That’s right—personal data collected from you and me can influence new technologies that will improve our lives. This should excite us, but our fear of losing data privacy can quell our excitement for progress and even restrict innovation. Our quality of life has already begun to improve through data driven innovation, and technological progress is not slowing down. If we let our fear of ...


“For Richer Or Poorer” Impact Of Marriage On Career Outcomes By Kaden Lefevre, Kaden LeFevre 2020 Brigham Young University

“For Richer Or Poorer” Impact Of Marriage On Career Outcomes By Kaden Lefevre, Kaden Lefevre

Marriott Student Review

Discussion of affects of marriage on career outcomes.


Your Home: The Workplace Of The Future, Lewis Larson 2020 Brigham Young University

Your Home: The Workplace Of The Future, Lewis Larson

Marriott Student Review

With more technology at our fingertips than ever before, remote working seems to be the direction many businesses are heading. In this article, Lewis Larson discusses how offering remote working opportunities is one way that business managers can boost productivity in their company.


Emotional Intelligence Trumps Your Gpa, Gage Poulson 2020 Brigham Young University

Emotional Intelligence Trumps Your Gpa, Gage Poulson

Marriott Student Review

What does it truly mean to be intelligent? While success is commonly measured by our GPA, our ACT scores, and how many high-level courses we can manage, emotional intelligence is measured by the ability to motivate oneself, control impulses, regulate moods, empathize, and hope. In this article we explore how emotional intelligence should be valued equally, if not more, than academic achievements within the business world.


Six Steps To Starting A Successful Business, Chandler Allen 2020 Brigham Young University

Six Steps To Starting A Successful Business, Chandler Allen

Marriott Student Review

For anyone who is interested in starting their own business, Chandler Allen provides a clear and concise overview outlining how successful startups are founded and managed. We all know that entrepreneurship is risky and that startups often fail, but following Allen’s formula can help entrepreneurs avoid potential pitfalls and achieve sought-after success in just six steps.


Business Ethics: Co-Opting Macro-Influences For Corporate Success, Aaron Loertscher 2020 Brigham Young University

Business Ethics: Co-Opting Macro-Influences For Corporate Success, Aaron Loertscher

Marriott Student Review

Business ethics matter. Businesses can and should mitigate the macro-influences that their employees face to promote high ethical values which will in turn maximize shareholder value.


Five Ways To Motivate Yourself And Your Employees, Kimberly R. Tarnasky 2020 Brigham Young University

Five Ways To Motivate Yourself And Your Employees, Kimberly R. Tarnasky

Marriott Student Review

Having trouble getting yourself or your employees excited for the work ahead of them? This article discusses five potential changes that could liven up the workplace and bring more energy to your business.


Three Solutions To Your Audit Lag Problems, Joseph Knighton 2020 Brigham Young University

Three Solutions To Your Audit Lag Problems, Joseph Knighton

Marriott Student Review

Audit lags are a problem. In this article, Joseph Knighton lays out three factors CPA firms can consider to reduce their lags.


Make More, Work Less, Michael Sutton 2020 Brigham Young University

Make More, Work Less, Michael Sutton

Marriott Student Review

Although the status quo in the business world is to work long hours and supposedly produce more each workweek, studies show that working less and taking appropriately regulated breaks actually lead to more productivity in individuals and businesses as a whole. Specifically companies would be wise to implement a limit of 50 work hours per week, encourage frequent breaks (about 15 minute every hour), and encourage patterns of sufficient sleep. By reducing mental fatigue in your employees, their productivity will increase.


Mont Ripley Ski Area: A3 Goals Celebration, Nick Sirdenis 2020 Michigan Technological University

Mont Ripley Ski Area: A3 Goals Celebration, Nick Sirdenis

Annual Copper Country Lean Conference

No abstract provided.


Facets Of The Museum Goals: Using Mtu's A3 Goals To Help The Museum Better Serve Our Guests, Patrice Cobin 2020 Michigan Technological University

Facets Of The Museum Goals: Using Mtu's A3 Goals To Help The Museum Better Serve Our Guests, Patrice Cobin

Annual Copper Country Lean Conference

No abstract provided.


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